Jan 18, 2013 6:00am PST
, allstate sends a check. ok. [ voice of dennis ] silence. are you in good hands? >>> the expectations for a second term inaugural speech are usually low but it can be a second chance to make a first impression. here is a look back at a few second-term inaugurals. >> we ask things of government that government was not equipped to give. we yielded authority to the national government. >> as times change, so government must change. we need a new government for a new century. >> my most solemn duty is to protect this nation and its people from further attacks and emerging threats. some have unwisely chosen to test america's resolve and have found it firm. >> let's bring in our friday gaggle michelle bernard from the bernard center for women, politics, and public policy. amy walter the naleid itor for the political report and ruth marcus of "the washington post." ruth, the second inaugurals. it is interesting when you heard the snippets from reagan, clinton, bush, they were trying to get the message they believe the voters sent them for why they're there into their inaugural.
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
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Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? >>> six militants in suicide vests attacked the intelligence headquarters in kabul this morning. it's exactly the kind of attack afghan officials are concerned about as they try to prepare their army and police for laf after u.s. troops leave. with me now, rhode island democratic senator jack reed, a member of the armed services committee, who's just back from his 14th trip to afghanistan. senator reed, good morning, sir. >> good morning, chuck. >> let me start with the 30,000-foot question on the front of afghanistan. would afghanistan be in a worse -- in worse shape today if it wasn't for the u.s. surge? >> i think they would definitely be in a much more precarious situation. i think the president's strategy, which he outlined at west point, was not only to build up forces to stop the momentum of the taliban and other insurgent groups, but also to clearly indicate that we were going to use the time